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Names
Reed, David (1872-1946) (Composer)
Reed, David (1872-1946) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place Term: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African Americans
Cakewalk (Dance)
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover illustration shows an ethnic stereotyped image of an African American man and woman smiling, well-dressed, arm in arm; the woman carries a fan, the man carries a top hat. On right side is a cake with the caption: Darkey event au fait.

Content : On cover: The "big thing" in coon songs.

Content : Summary: In stereotyped ethnic language, the narrator looks forward to the town's calkwalk, and knows that he and his wife will dance better than all others.

Statement of Responsibility: Written and composed by Dave Reed Jr.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: fd96a460-c590-012f-da32-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1872: Creator Born
  • 1896: Issued
  • 1946: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "De Coonville grand cake-walk" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc3b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "De Coonville grand cake-walk" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 29, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc3b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). De Coonville grand cake-walk Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc3b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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De Coonville grand cake-walk